Author: Anna Larson

CCRI Caregiver wins National and State Awards 0

CCRI Caregiver wins National and State Awards

As part of our Direct Support Professional (DSP) Week celebration, we want to highlight a few of the things that make our DSPs stellar. Last winter, Amanda Noyes was awarded one of six ARRM...

A Mother’s Piece of Mind 0

A Mother’s Piece of Mind

Written by Joyce Anderson, Jon’s mom When I was asked to share thoughts and stories about Jon’s caregivers for DSP week, I could not highlight just one because they work as a team -each...

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CCRI Thanks Our Community

By Shannon Bock, CCRI Executive Director In 2017, we mark our 40th anniversary of providing person-centered opportunities to the people we support. This is a great milestone for everyone who has ever been involved...

Kevin’s First Prom 1

Kevin’s First Prom

Written by Will Friesen, Kevin’s caregiver Kevin had never attended the CCRI prom before. Partially due to it not being of interest to him and partially because prom is crowded and crowds aren’t always...

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The Simple Joys

Written by Chelsea Cash, Erika’s caregiver Erika is a vibrant, funny, outgoing and overall joyful person. She loves to make people smile which is exactly what she did at The Elks Annual Picnic. Erika...

Tuesdays with (CCRI’s) Morrie 5

Tuesdays with (CCRI’s) Morrie

Written by Amber Lobdell I remember my very first training shift at CCRI, nervously walking up the stairs to my clients’ home. Morrie was sitting in a folding chair watching for their bus. I...

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June Impact Award Winners

Congratulations to June Impact Award Winners: TNT Kid’s Fitness, Hayley Wiersma, and Tara Haugen. Thank you for all you do to enhance the lives of the people we support. TNT Kid’s Fitness (Community Partner)...